Author: Kushmina Begum

Kushmina Begum was born and bred in Beeston. She is passionate about community issues and making a positive change which has a real impact at grass roots level to the community of Beeston and South Leeds as a whole.

Beeston youngster runner up in Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards

On Wednesday 11th November 2020 the first ever Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards 2020 ceremony was held online due to the pandemic. Shamim Miah, 23, born and bred in Beeston and a former member of the UK Youth Parliament was shortlisted in the “achievement in not for profit sector”. Although

Holly Bazaar raises Christmas spirits and playground funds

St. Francis Primary School in Beeston unwrapped its first vintage ‘Holly Bazaar’ on Thursday (20 December 2018). The school celebrated the end of term, the festive season and the community it serves by throwing a traditional and merry bazaar to raise much needed funds for school playground improvements. Two hundred